Runnin’ For President Ain’t Nuttin But A Booty Call

Jim Burroway

June 13th, 2012

Fred Karger, the openly gay candidate who is still pressing his issues-based campaign for the Republican nomnation, had a rough go of it in Utah which will hold its primary on June 26. He met with Republican leaders and urged the LDS Church to end its campaigns against marriage equality. One of those GOP leaders he met was Washington County Party Chairman Willie Billings. Karger said that meeting went well — Karger gave Billings a Frisbee and a T-Shirt. But when Billings took the items home, his wife threw then out and fired off an email to the Karger campaign:

From: nanette Billings <—->
Subject: running for president

Message Body:
you are an idiot. You met with my husband Willie Billings today about you being on the Utah ballot. He brought your frisby and tshirt home and it is now out in the trash. I never want to hear from such a radical idiot again. you think you are conseritave? conseritave means you beleive in the values of the founding fathers and God. Do you know you cant procreate right? Well thank goodness for that Nanette Billings

She confirmed the email to Yahoo News. She also said:

“My feeling is the only reason he’s running for president is to find more [sexual] partners,” Nanette Billings told Yahoo News in a phone interview. “To get more people on his bandwagon.”

Who said Utahns are nice?


June 13th, 2012

The comments on the article are worse. Curiously enough, I recognize one conservative douchebag that seems to show up in any gay related news item.

Then you see someone close to being a septuagenarian, and he’s saying that Karger is a Democratic plant. So much with tying wisdom to age; the rule of thumb appears to be that if you’re still a jackass by 23, you’re bound to stay a jackass till the day you die.


June 14th, 2012

I’ve heard that Hemingway could misspell the same word different ways in one manuscript. Nonetheless, her illiteracy is quite frightening.


June 14th, 2012

Some Utahns are nice much like some people here on BTB. Generalize much?


June 14th, 2012

“My feeling is the only reason he’s running for president is to find more [sexual] partners,” Nanette Billings told Yahoo News in a phone interview.

Seriously? I mean, rather than joining a dating site? Rather than posting a craigslist ad (or responding to others’) ads? Rather than going to the local gay club, bathhouse, or any of dozens of other avenues to meet guys? Instead, he’s going to go through the trouble of raising funds, putting together a campaign team, and all the other work it takes to run for any elected office?


June 14th, 2012

Empathy fail. I bet she thinks she knows us so damned well too. Little sex-crazed maniacs running around obsessing over who we sodomize next. Right?


June 18th, 2012


Nanette Billings distributed an email to news agencies Friday apologizing. “My choice of words were not kind from one human being to another. I sincerely apologize to Fred Karger for my insulting comments,”

From Monday’s Paul Rolly column in the Salt Lake Tribune.

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